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Craftsman Entry Bench #2

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Project by schroeder posted 10-12-2013 04:42 PM 1822 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Craftsman Live Edge Bench

This is the second of three slab edge benches we are building to sell and try to generate a “profitable” client base. This one is more of an entry bench – just a little smaller than the last one. The stretchers taper 6 ½ degrees to fit the taper of the slab – All through Mortise & Tenon, finished with 2 coats of poly semi-gloss. Just need to find the right person (s) to buy! …My house is getting full of benches!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe





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Karson

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#1 posted 10-12-2013 04:57 PM

Beautiful bench and some fantastic wood that your friend has salvaged and kept.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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GerardoArg1

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#2 posted 10-12-2013 05:16 PM

Nice job. Like a lot! How many thick is the table?

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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WayneC

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#3 posted 10-12-2013 05:24 PM

Really pretty. It fits the environment well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 10-12-2013 05:31 PM

Beautiful job, fits in that amazing looking room perfectly! Great work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 10-12-2013 06:35 PM

Beautiful work and great stair rail!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 10-12-2013 09:12 PM

Nice work!!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Francois Vigneron

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#7 posted 10-12-2013 09:13 PM

Please don’t be so cruel: you can’t show stairs like that in the background and not tell us the story about it ! I love your house. Bench is great too and fits right in. Best luck with the sale. Thanks for sharing.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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becikeja

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#8 posted 10-12-2013 09:40 PM

Awesome bench, also love the stair case

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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mbs

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#9 posted 10-12-2013 10:16 PM

Very nice! looks perfect in the room too.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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Scott

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#10 posted 10-13-2013 12:08 AM

Kind of hard to concentrate on the bench with that staircase behind it, but great job on everything!

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gsimon

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#11 posted 10-13-2013 02:31 AM

I’m glad I’m not the only one drooling at the staircase as well as the glass door cabinet in back
Nice job on the bench too!

-- Greg Simon

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bannerpond1

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#12 posted 10-13-2013 09:52 AM

I like your original twist to the Greene-inspired stair rails. I think they would have approved.

-- --Dale Page

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JayG46

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#13 posted 10-13-2013 12:07 PM

Great job on the bench, but like I said on your last post and others have said above, it’s hard not to admire that staircase. I’m flipping through the pictures trying the get the best view of it :)

-- Jay Gargiulo, Naples, FL www.swallowtailwoodcraft.com "Once you understand the way broadly, you can see it in all things."- Miyamoto Musashi

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Tim Dahn

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#14 posted 10-13-2013 02:53 PM

Beautiful bench! I like how the side are different sizes to fit the natural edge, nice touch.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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Douglas Bordner

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#15 posted 10-13-2013 03:02 PM

Top notch as always. Can a guy have too many places to park it?
Hope you find the golden goose.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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